Therapist, Occupational Asst PDM in Delray Beach, FL at MorseLife Health System

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Passion. Purpose. PACE.

 

Express Your Inner Greatness at MorseLife. Be part of our PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Program with sites in West Palm Beach and Delray Beach. PACE is a managed care plan for seniors age 55 and older who are nursing home-eligible, but prefer to remain at home with healthcare and related services.

 

As part of our PACE team, you will help seniors age in place, in their own homes, by providing community-based health and wellness services. Join us now to improve life for patients and families who depend on us to be great at what we do.

 

Teamwork. Passion. Impact. Leadership. Quality. Customer Focus. These are more than just our guiding attributes. They’re the values shared by each member of our team – and the principles behind our success as a 5-Star, Gold Seal, nationally recognized senior care provider. If these traits resemble you as a whole, you may be an excellent match for our most current opportunity:

 

PACE – Occupational Therapy Assistant

 

In this role, you will implement an individual patient therapy care plan that has been prepared by the Occupational Therapist and work under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist.

 

How to make an impact:

  • Administers active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, and heat, sound, water, and electrical modality treatments (if certified) such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, paraffin, and hot and cold packs.
  • Instructs, motivates, and assists clients to learn and improve functional activities such as functional transfers and daily living activities.
  • Observes clients during treatments and compiles and evaluates data on patients' responses to treatments and progress and reports orally or in writing to Occupational Therapist.
  • Fits patients for, adjusts, and trains residents in use and care of wheelchairs, hand splints, orthopedic braces and adaptive equipment.
  • Confers with members of occupational/physical therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate client
  • Communicates effectively with all those providing care including all members of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT)

Job Requirements

 What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Current professional licensure
  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school
  • 2 years' experience preferred
  • 1-3 years experience with a minimum of 1 year experience working with the frail and elderly
  • CPR Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License and automobile insurance
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position, including being able to lift (with lift devices or assistance) residents in excess of 100 pounds.
  • Developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective multi-tasking and problem solving skills.

 

Our PACE model of care is centered on the belief that the well-being of seniors with chronic care needs, and their families, are better served in their own communities whenever possible. So bring your high energy, positive, collaborative attitude to deliver our model and provide high quality care and satisfaction to our participants.

 

MorseLife is ideal for professionals looking to express their own Inner Greatness. Has your Inner Greatness yet to be noticed? Come join our team and we’ll help you make an impact and surpass even your own expectations!

 

Apply now!

 

MorseLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer